Ben Lockwood

University of Warwick - Department of Economics

Coventry CV4 7AL

United Kingdom

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

The Value-Added Tax: Its Causes and Consequences

IMF Working Paper No. 07/183
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Michael Keen and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,021 (11,975)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Working Paper, Value added tax, Economic models

Does Asset Ownership Always Motivate Managers? Outside Options and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Feb 1998
David de Meza and Ben Lockwood
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 406 (54,873)
Citation 44

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Does Asset Ownership Always Motivate Managers? Outside Options and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm

Quarterly Journal of Economics
Posted: 21 Feb 1998
David de Meza and Ben Lockwood
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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3.

Distributive Politics and the Benefits of Decentralisation

CSGR Working Paper No. 10/98
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 274 (79,571)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Decentralization and the Productive Efficiency of Government: Evidence from Swiss Cantons

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2477
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Iwan Barankay and Ben Lockwood
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 216 (111,016)
Citation 15

Abstract:

decentralization, productive efficiency, local public goods

Decentralization and the Productive Efficiency of Government: Evidence from Swiss Cantons

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5639
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Ben Lockwood and Iwan Barankay
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
Downloads 19 (445,683)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Decentralization, productive efficiency, local public goods

5.

Taxation Reforms and Changes in Revenue Assignments in China

IMF Working Paper No. 04/125
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Ehtisham Ahmad, Raju Singh and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 204 (114,552)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Fiscal Policy, Indirect Taxation, Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations, China

6.

Does Tax Competition Really Promote Growth?

CESifo Working Paper No. 2102
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2007
Marko Koethenbuerger and Ben Lockwood
ETH Zurich - Department of Management, Technology and Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 170 (137,299)
Citation 1

Abstract:

tax competition, uncertainty, stochastic growth

7.

Decentralization and Electoral Accountability: Incentives, Separation, and Voter Welfare

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1509
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Jean Hindriks and Ben Lockwood
University of London - School of Economics and Finance and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (194,260)
Citation 10

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8.

Centralization and Political Accountability

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/52
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Jean Hindriks and Ben Lockwood
University of London - School of Economics and Finance and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 99 (210,509)
Citation 3

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9.

Why Focus on Spending Needs Factors? The Political Economy of Fiscal Transfer Reforms in Mexico

IMF Working Paper No. 07/252
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, University of Turin, International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
Downloads 98 (203,495)

Abstract:

Working Paper, Fiscal policy, Mexico, Government expenditures, Public sector, Economic reforms, Political economy

How Should Financial Intermediation Services Be Taxed?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3226
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Oct 2010
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (234,050)

Abstract:

financial intermediation services, tax design, banks, monitoring, payment services

How Should Financial Intermediation Services Be Taxed?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8122
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (523,332)

Abstract:

banks, financial intermediation services, monitoring, payment services, tax design

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Citation 3

Voting, Lobbying, and the Decentralization Theorem

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2117
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 77 (252,572)
Citation 3

Abstract:

decentralization, majority voting, lobbying, local public goods

Voting, Lobbying, and the Decentralization Theorem

Economics & Politics, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 416-431, November 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (533,516)
Citation 3

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12.

Gradualism and Irreversibility

CSGR Working Paper No. 28/99
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 1999
Ben Lockwood and Jonathan Thomas
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 69 (266,350)
Citation 16

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VAT Notches

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5371
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Li Liu and Ben Lockwood
University of Oxford - Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (273,750)

Abstract:

VAT, tax threshold, bunching, voluntary registration, elasticity

Vat Notches

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10606
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2015
Li Liu and Ben Lockwood
University of Oxford - Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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bunching, elasticity, tax notches, VAT, voluntary registration

Carbon Motivated Border Tax Adjustments: Old Wine in Green Bottles?

NBER Working Paper No. w14025
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 May 2008
Ben Lockwood and John Whalley
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (276,067)
Citation 14

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Carbon-Motivated Border Tax Adjustments: Old Wine in Green Bottles?

World Economy, Vol. 33, Issue 6, pp. 810-819, June 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Ben Lockwood and John Whalley
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (549,486)
Citation 14

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15.

Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes

IMF Working Paper No. 03/180
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 57 (275,120)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Capital controls, tax competition, globalization

16.

Incentive Schemes for Local Government: Theory and Evidence from Comprehensive Performance Assessment in England

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3483
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2011
Ben Lockwood and Francesco Porcelli
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick
Downloads 52 (286,679)

Abstract:

local government, incentives, efficiency, difference in difference, DEA

The Taxation of Foreign Profits: A Unified View

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5231
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (329,678)

Abstract:

corporate taxation, multinational firms, repatriation

The Taxation of Foreign Profits: A Unified View

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10512
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (549,486)

Abstract:

corporate taxation, multinational firms, repatriation

18.

Do Countries Compete over Corporate Tax Rates?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3400
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 May 2003
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (333,017)
Citation 88

Abstract:

Tax competition, corporate taxes, effective tax rate, effective marginal tax rate

19.

Do Elections Always Motivate Incumbents? Experimentation vs. Career Concerns

IMF Working Paper No. 03/57
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Eric Le Borgne and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (326,994)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Career Concern, Elections, Citizen Candidate, Experimentation, Tournaments, Political Business Cycles

20.

Candidate Entry, Screening, and the Political Budget Cycle

IMF Working Paper No. 02/48
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Eric Le Borgne and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (339,250)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Asymmetric Information, Citizen-Candidate, Representative Democracy, Signaling Games, Political Budget Cycles

21.

The Property-Rights Theory of the Firm with Endogenous Timing of Asset Purchase

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE364
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Ben Lockwood and David de Meza
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management
Downloads 32 (352,474)
Citation 3

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22.

Spillovers, Investment Incentives and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 229-253, June 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jul 2004
David de Meza and Ben Lockwood
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (395,849)
Citation 2

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23.

Decentralization and Electoral Accountability: Incentives, Separation and Voter Welfare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5125
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Jean Hindricks and Ben Lockwood
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (410,164)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Fiscal decentralization, elections, accountability

24.

How Robust is the Kearney/Foreign Policy Globalisation Index?

The World Economy, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 507-523, April 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 May 2004
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (410,164)
Citation 8

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25.

Horizontal and Vertical Indirect Tax Competition: Theory and Some Evidence from the USA

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4470
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (415,174)
Citation 19

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Tax competitions, excise taxes, cross-border shopping, smuggling

26.

Do Elections Always Motivate Incumbents? Learning versus Re-election Concerns

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4664
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Dec 2004
Eric Le Borgne and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 21 (420,253)
Citation 4

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Career concerns, elections, citizen-candidate, learning, effort, incomplete information

Intergovernmental Grants as Signals and the Alignment Effect: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5215
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Lancaster University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (445,683)

Abstract:

fiscal federalism, political competition, accountability, flypaper effect

Intergovernmental Grants as Signals and the Alignment Effect: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10407
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
Lancaster University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 0

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accountability, fiscal federalism, flypaper effect, political competition

28.

Political Budget Cycles and Fiscal Decentralization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5646
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, University of London - School of Economics and Finance and University Pablo de Olavide
Downloads 16 (445,694)

Abstract:

Political budget cycle, fiscal decentralization, local public goods

29.

Voter Confirmation Bias and Electoral Accountability

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5415
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (420,253)

Abstract:

corporate taxation, patent boxes, location, patents, R&D, nexus approach

30.

Did the Single Market Cause Competition in Excise Taxes? Evidence from EU Countries

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 536, pp. 406-429, March 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Ben Lockwood and Giuseppe Migali
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Lancaster University - Management School
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Citation 1

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31.

Bailouts in Federations: Is a Hard Budget Constraint Always Best?

International Economic Review, Vol. 49, Issue 2, pp. 577-593, May 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2008
Martin Besfamille and Ben Lockwood
Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1 (522,131)
Citation 1

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32.

Confirmation Bias and Electoral Accountability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11772
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (532,107)

Abstract:

accountability, confirmation bias, elections

33.

Distributive Politics and the Cost of Decentralization

CEPR Working Paper No. 2046
Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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34.

Rogoff's Conservative Central Banker Restored

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 29, No. 4, Part 1, November 1997
Posted: 30 Oct 1997 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Berthold Herrendorf and Ben Lockwood
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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35.

State-Contingent Inflation Contracts and Unemployment Persistence

JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT, AND BANKING, Vol 28 No 3, August 1997
Posted: 07 Apr 1997
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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